Rebecca’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Rebecca.





Complete Digital ...
Rebecca is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 259 of 640)
Feb 21, 2014 07:12PM

 
The Thirty Years ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 207 of 997)
Sep 12, 2013 10:25AM

 
A History of Wales
Rebecca is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 43 of 736)
Apr 13, 2013 09:24AM

 

Rebecca's Recent Updates

Rebecca is now friends with James Cooper
39425710
Rebecca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Empress Dowager Cixi by Jung Chang
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rebecca rated a book 5 of 5 stars
China by John Keay
China: A History
by John Keay
read in January, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
A tremendous effort at turning 4000 (at least) years of history into a 535, easily readable and often enjoyable book. It's hard to come up with any criticism that doesn't have to do with trying to smush such a long period of time into such a condense ...more
Rebecca rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Survival in the Killing Fields by Haing Ngor
Survival in the Killing Fields
by Haing Ngor
read in January, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Rebecca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Pol Pot Regime by Ben Kiernan
Rate this book
Clear rating
There's a lot of information here, but it's written in an academic style, which means it's very easy to lose track of what you're reading. The things that stuck out the most to me were CPk's intolerance of ethnic minorities, and that the regime was a ...more
Rebecca wants to read
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rebecca entered a giveaway
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rebecca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg
Rate this book
Clear rating
Is there any place in the world worse to be a woman than Afghanistan? After reading Ms. Nordberg's account, the answer seems to be a resounding 'no'. It's not just the burkas, and it's not only the honor killings - it's that every single facet of a w ...more
Rebecca wants to read 100 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
3082
She has read 5 books toward her goal of 100 books.
 
Create your own 2015 Reading Challenge »
Rebecca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Fate of Africa by Martin Meredith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Broad and sweeping in scope, this is an excellent general history of Africa from 1950-about 2004, but it suffers from two problems, one of which that can't really be helped:

1) Now that it's the end of 2014, the book is a bit dated.

2) In order for the
...more
More of Rebecca's books…
Debbie
250 books | 32 friends

Anna
369 books | 7 friends

Michelle
1,668 books | 127 friends

Michael...
112 books | 56 friends

Christine
384 books | 39 friends

Rachel ...
444 books | 90 friends

Jessica
501 books | 61 friends

Ashley
817 books | 54 friends

More friends…
The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley
Land of Ice and Snow
109 books — 53 voters


Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
926 (0.4%)

correct:
703 (75.9%)

skipped:
299 (24.4%)

19243 out of 3031830

streak:
0

best streak:
13

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member